Air Filter Housings Guide
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To work effectively, all Air Filters must be correctly supported within the airstream that they are intended to filter particulate and/or gaseous phase contaminants from. These supporting components of the air filtration system are generally recognized as:
Efficient Air Filter Operation requires optimum selection of both Air Filter Housings and Air Filter Frames to provide proper support and filter functionality.
The optimum type of Air Filter Support required in any given application depends on the particular Air Filter Type being used, and the specific Configuration of the air filtration system that it is being used within. In this article we will cover:
It is important to ensure that you select the appropriate air filter Housing Type and Housing Size so that you minimize or eliminate any potential for dirty air bypass within your HVAC systems’ filtration section.
Air Filter Housings can generally be categorized as the following types (with examples):
1.1.1. Side Access Air Filter Housings
1.1.2. Front Loading Air Filter Housings
These are typically built up in the field using Universal Air Filter Holding Frames.
1.1.3. HEPA Filter Housings
1.1.4. Bag In and Bag Out Air Filter Housings
1.1.5. Carbon Adsorber Air Filter Housings
The optimum required Air Filter Housing Size depends on several criteria including:
It is important to ensure that you select the appropriate air filter Frame Type and Frame Size to fit the type of air filter(s) that you are using in your filtration sysytem
Air Filter Holding Frames can generally be categorized as the following Types: (with Examples):
2.1.1 ASHRAE Type Air Filter Holding Frames
2.1.2. Pad Holding Frames
2.1.3. Paint Booth Exhaust Blanket Holding Track
2.1.4. HEPA Filter Holding Frames
To work effectively, all Air Filters must be correctly supported in their frame and housing.
Optimum Frame and Housing selection requires that several criteria be taken into account.
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Danforth can assist you with standard or custom air filters and standard or custom air filter housings to meet your exact needs.
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